PAGE TTTO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THE NATION TODAY Much Talk in Paris Concerning Germany's Future But Outcome Still is Anything But Certain By Jarne* Ma daw WASHINGTON, Mar 30.WV-The bigger you are, the Ic.w chance there Is tar ID outsider to tell you what to do. : What hu happened In Detroit, and what's happening in rails, are (ood examples. The Ford Motor Company and the CIO Auto Workers' Union are pretty big. They had » disagreement and * strike. .' They, talked for days, couldn't reach an agreement, and finally decided lo let an outsider, an arblt- 'rator. settle the argum'nne for them. But when you move hHo the realm of nations, you're dealing with the biggest there is. • And that's the case with the ^united Stater, Russia, Britain and France. The foreign ministers ol those four countries have been meeting in Paris for a week, talking out an agreement on Germany. One Aralnst Three. ' So far tney've been miles iipart. ;with Russia pitching for what she Slants and the other three, sland- ;llig together, wauling something lelse. Since It's .unlikely the Russians came to the Paris talks without ,ome cards up tlicir sleeves. It's ititl too early to talk of the outcome. All four foreign ministers, tnrlud- '••irig Russia's Vishhvsky. who not long ato was screaming at the west, arc "being very polite. In fact, Hie New York Times even used the word "gentlemanly' to describe the conversations. But at tlie rate they're going thcj ;miy keep on being polite for weeks : and wind up nowhere. If they break up. as they've broken up In the past, at the end of .» dead-end street, they just pick up their marbles and go home. And no outsider, like an arbitrator, can be called In to make •decision for them and tell them what ea9h must do. They're all too big to let an outsider do their thinking for them, • rid each has too much at stake. It's too soon to pass judgment on what's happening In Paris because the meeting only started last Monday and because— What's happened so fur. at least on the part of the Russians, looks more like sparring than anything else. RunU Wants Reparation* So far the Russians haven't contributed * new Idea about Germany at all. The suggestions they've marie for running Germany were either : tried In the past and failed or they're. outdated. The Russians certainly want to win th« good-will of the Germans but 'after a week In Paris they havent offered one Idea that would Increase their popularity. ; in Par example: They're still talk- Ing of netting $10,000,000.000 In reparations from Germany for the i war. The West said that's too tough : on th« Germans. 1 In the conversations »o far the .West has looked like a friend of 4he Germans. The Russians are still talking of Inflicting severe penalties on the Germans for the war. MONDAY, MAY 30, J nivtrsity of Graduates to Organize Half Century Club June 4 PAYETTEVILLE, Ak.. May 30.— A -Halt Century Club" composed of person.* wlio graduated from the University of Arkansas 50 years or more ago will be organic! at the annual alumni luncheon 10 be held in the Student Union ballroom at noon Saturday, June 4, It was announced today. To be eligible for membership In the Half Century Club, n person st have received a degree from the University of Arkansas In 1809 or earlier, II ivas said. The alumni luncheon Is one of tlic highlights of the anmml spring commem-ement season nt the University. and the activities this year will feature reunions of the clnsscs graduating in years ending in 4 or 0, as 1914. 1919. 192*. etc. Tables will IK reserved for members of such clns.se.s, and the graduates present will be given special recognition. Roy Miluin of Harrison, president of the Alumni Association, will preside at the luncheon ceremonies. Arrangements are being mnde to nccommodnte 450 returning nlumnl. RjDnU'ing the Juncheon. officers of the Nssoclntion will be elected lo serve during the coming year. Two Americans Killed in Bolivia Third Is Missing In Strikt at Tin Mines; 150 Injured LA PEZ, Bullvla, May 30. tff-)~ Two of seven American engineers seized as hostages by strikers »t the paiino tin mines have b«i> reported killed. A third American Is missing. The rioting strikers Hurled dynamite bombs nt troops sent to" the mines. Casualties, mostly among Hie soldiers, were said to number almost 150. 13. C. Derringer, general malinger of the Patlno mines In Catnvl. said In a (eleplione Interview the dead men were T, H. O'Connor of Pasadena. Calif., and Albert Kreftlng of Seattle, Wash, He snld a Bolivian engineer named Vargas also was killed. Derringer said the three were among 15 hostages sel/.cd by the rioting .slrlker.s Saturday. Americans Evacuated Deri-Inge said the missing man is H T. Peterson of Hlwarblk Minn The Americat] Embassy sent a plmic to Hie Cntnvl rct'lon lo evacuate relatives and dependents of American einploycs in the mines An American doctor from Hie U.S Health Mission uenl along to help treat the s voundcd. The miners struck at the mine, near Calavia. 200 miles southeast of la Paz, Saturday, in protest against the arrest and deportation of several union lenders. Tlie mine owners recently were ordered by the government to comply with union demands for increased wages. The company said It was preparing to obey the government order when union leaders presented a new set of 32 demands HAL BOYLE'S COLUMN Bitterness of Civil War Dying; New Scars Keep Nation United BY Hal Buvlf NKW YORK —M'l The earth is 1 a tomb at dead armies, And very 50011 indeed it will swnl- low tne last survivors of the American CIvJl War. On th.s Memorial Day, 84 years after Lee offered his sword In sur- rendei lo Grant at Appjomatox, only a handful are left. Just how miiny no one knows. Life magazine, aflcr a nnllon-wlde search, discovered a lew unlisted by ernns' organizations or state and federal pension officials. It publishes In its current Issue picttires of 30 Union mid 38 Confederate survivors. Hut before the Issue was distributed ,<ne of Iho Union men—William igC'C. 102, of Los Anjjele.s—wns dud. Ench month or so one hero, fl'iother there, goes to join his spectral comrndes in blue nnd gray. H Isn't pnrlictilnrly a tribute to Southern hardihood that there nre more Confederate veterans alive The youth, drained of manpower, had to tnke Its soldiers younger, Including boy volunteers of ten. Jt will be a tremendous event In American history when the Inst of tluise grlx/.tccl vcternn.s passes, and the grisly Civil War enter inln legend The earth then will hold In silence nil of the 3.0DO.OOO or 1 more men who lought In the famous war of brother against brother. It <vm probably history's first billion-dollar war. The price wns hcnvy in .wins of talor.d. but thai 1)111 wns pnid long ago. The l)ill In terms of dollars Is still being paid. The bill for the four-year fight cost the north nlone $3.000,000.000 some 110.000 combnt dead and 221,191 lives lost by dlscn.se. The north eventually also will have pnid out an additional $8,000,000.000 in pension and compenslon claims before the federal government offlclallys closes Its book on this friilrlcldnl conflict. A year ago the Veterans Administration still nad 16.372 civil War cases on Its rolls, mostly dependants at veterans. Whnt did the wnr utt'.vecn the states- cost the South? Woodrow Wilson, an eminent historian before he became a president, put Us buttle losses at 133.821 killed and wounded Ir, an army of 900,000. less than lial' the force the North put Into the field Some 30,152 Confederates died In prison, largely of disease. An equal ivunber of Union solnlcrs died In Southern prisons. It i.s lui|x>ssib!e, however, to estimate the monetary cost nl the war to the South. Its industries were destroyed. Us currcncv Ijecnmr worthless in rocketing inflation. For vears It suffered under occupation by fedeinl troops and Northern cirpelbnsgers. Defeated Germany hnd a for milder occupation after two world wars There was no Marshall Plan for the American South. Many Southerners feel their rc- glnn was set back two generations a? a ri'sult of the last wnr and the subseuuent military and political occupation. Ask such u man Three Prisoners Devise Ingenious Means of Escape TEXARKANA. Ark., May 30. I/P)— Three prisoners escaped Ingeniously from the Miller County (Ark.) Jail early today. Road blocks were set up in Southwest Arkansas and East Texas, bill no sign of the trio had been «en six hours after the break. Sheriff W. B. Davis identified the escapcrs as slier/nan Godwin, 33, of Shreveport, La., held on federal charges o( transporting a stolen automobile across a state line; Lcrne William Funncll, 22-year- old Canadian similarly charged, and loony wlistt the w;*r cost, and he'll say. "The South is still paying the price." The bilfemes-H of men who fought lived on ir their sons But in the. Krandsoiis. the great grandsons, and Lie gre.it gicnt grandsons—the bitterness is dying or is dend. Ano the memorial wreaths toda> aren't, just for the dead of that lone ago family fight. They nre also fur the dend of a reunited family that has fought and won three foreign wa's. ill' car'icr sent- nrc slowly Heine foiR'ilten. We have deeper scars mw to keep us together. Donald Keip«r, of Murfreesboro, Ark., held on state charges of burglary and grand larceny. The sheriff explained the three men's getaway, which he said occurred between midnight and 2 a.m. They dug through the floor of a plumbing closet In the jail, on the fourth floor of the county courthouse. Crawling through the hole, they squeezed through the space between the floor of the fourth story and the ceiling of the third story and then dug through the celling of another plumbing closet located on the third story. Prom the third floor closet they walked down a corridor and a stairway to the second floor and entered the county Red Crass office. They fashioned a ladder from ropes lorn off Venetian blinds and used it to reach the courthouse lawn. Most of the federal, Arkansas and Texas officers in the area Joined In the intensive hunt for the trio. West Punjab Province To Have Food Surplus LAHORE, Pakistan — tfi — West Punjab Province, bordering India, will have a wheat surplus of more than 60.000 tons this year. Foot) Department Secretary R. D. Howe declared recently that for the province, the dnys of toodgraln deficits nre over. Howe nrtdeti, however, that des- Three St. Louis Negroes Injured in Auto Accident Three St. Louis Negroes were injured, none believed seriously. Snt- urdRy midnight when the cnr In which they were riding fnlled to execute n curve on Highwny 61 three- fourths of a mile south of Luxora. The Negroes are: Dock Hlx, 35, back tnjiirles end cuts: Edward Young, nge unknown, minor ctits, nnd his wife, who suffered minor cuts and possible enterai Injuries j According lo State Policeman George Irwln, who with Slnte Policeman Tom Stnnlley and Sheriff's Deputies Edgar and Diwc Young of Osceola, investigated the accident, the car, driven by Hlx, fulled to make the curve near the Spot Night Club and turned over at least twice. The Negroes were taken to the Turrcntine Clinic In Osceola for emergency first aid treatment. They were en route to Alabama nt the time of the accident, Otticcr Irwlu said. 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